Elliot M. Barner

Elliot M. Barner, Associate

Elliot Barner has been with Radcliffe Bobbitt Adams Polley PLLC since 2010. Mr. Barner currently serves as general counsel, bond counsel and special counsel to various types of special districts and water districts, including municipal utility districts, fresh water supply districts, water control and improvement districts, water supply corporations and emergency services districts.  His responsibilities relate to the financing, development, and operation of those entities and include: loan financings with the Texas Water Development Board; acquisition and leasing of real property and facilities; implementation of policies and programs concerning investment of public funds, eminent domain reporting requirements, tax-exempt debt compliance, and employment matters.  In addition, Elliot has also represented clients before the State Office of Administrative Hearings.

Mr. Barner has made presentations on topics related to the Public Information Act and the application of the Open Meetings Act on the use of technology.

In his personal time, Mr. Barner enjoys traveling, listening to music and spending time with his wife, Robin.

You Can't Have That Information… Or Can You? Public Information Requests and Personnel Files - Texas Municipal Human Resource Association Annual Conference, May 2014 (co-presenter)
District Communications and Technology - Association of Water Board Directors - Texas Annual Conference, June, 2014 (co-presenter)

Newsletter Articles:
Bacteria Levels in Surface Water-Public Law Report, August 2010
Association of Water Board Directors – Texas
East End District

    - Board of Directors (September 2019 - present)
East End Improvement Corporation
    - Secretary, Board of Directors (February 2018 - present)
I-10 West Chamber of Commerce
National Association of Bond Lawyers
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Texas State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D)

Mr. Barner graduated from Baylor University (B.A. 1998) and fromSouth Texas College of Law (J.D. 2003). Mr. Barner also received a Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Business Law from University of East Anglia (2004). In addition, Mr. Barner is licensed in the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas of The United States District Court.